The Australian Gliders are currently competing in an International Friendly series against Japan at the AIS, in preparation for their World Championship in November.
Game one kicked off yesterday with the Gliders getting the win 55-49.
Amber Merritt continued her good form, top scoring with 27 points. Georgia Munro-Cook also made a huge impact with 16 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists.
While the matches are unfortunately closed to the public, live stats can be viewed here.
Head Coach, Craig Campbell was happy with the team’s performance.
“The opportunity to play international games ahead of this year’s World Championships is vital for the continued growth of our program, so we’re thankful for Japan joining us for this series at the AIS.
“It was great to get the win tonight, but even better to have players willing to take the game on and play in more diverse roles and line-ups to what we’ve seen in the past,” said Campbell.
Tuesday 6th 5pm Australia v Japan
Wednesday 7th 5pm Japan v Australia
Thursday 8th 5pm Australia v Japan
Friday 9th 5pm Japan v Australia
Saturday 10th 10-12pm 3×3 Tournament involving both Japan and Australian squad members
Live stats for tonight’s game can be viewed here.